Units of Study

SCPL2601 - Australian Social Policy

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alec Pemberton
Phone: +61 2 9351 4201
Email: alec.pemberton@sydney.edu.au

Description

In this unit of study Australian social policy is explored: the legal and administrative framework; relationships between family and the state; employment, unemployment, unpaid work and welfare; the public/private mix; aged care policies, the culture of welfare state provision, indigenous policies, migration, multiculturalism and the formulation and delivery of social welfare services in Australia.

Assessments

1500wd essay (35%) and 2000wd take-home exercise (45%) and 450wd equivalent participation in on-line discussions (10%) and 450wd equivalent tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points from Sociology

Prohibitions

SCPL3001

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

SCPL2601

 

Lecture

         

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